Working with teens and young adults can be terrifying. Here are 5 tools any person can use to impact teens and young adults.
If you work with teens, you have probably wondered at one point or another the same thing I have, how do I know I am making a difference? We know what the goal is, to point teens to Christ, but how do we measure success in youth ministry?
Teenagers will gravitate towards the oldest person in the room who takes them seriously. This is a quote I have read and heard numerous times by youth workers far more experienced and intelligent than myself. I have heard it so many times, but often have questioned the truthfulness of it. So how old is too old for youth ministry?
While I can name plenty of reasons, I have narrowed it down to three major reasons why people in the church should love teens: They are hungry, they need the love and guidance, and Jesus loves them. These are some of the reasons why I love youth, so why do you?
Brock Morgan knocks this book out of the park. Definitely a must-read for ministry, but Youth Ministry 2027 is a great read for anyone curious about how we can reach the next generation for God. Brock Morgan plays on words with "2027" as a double purpose both from John 20:27 while also looking forward to how we can look to approach youth ministry in the year 2027. With this being said, I am going to summarize the two main points I take away from Morgan's book.
The mission trip to the DR was incredible. Rather than writing a recap, which I will do later, I am going to write the 5 major insights I learned on the mission trip as the team leader.
Before you write off this post as click-bait or heresy, hear me out. Remember doubting Thomas in the Bible? Jesus does not condemn his doubt as weak, or even nonexistent. If Jesus did not condemn Thomas for his faith, why do we do that to our teens